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11TH AND GRANT

Rio

  • Aired: 02/24/2011
  • 56:51
  • Rating: NR
In America during the late 50s and early 60s, a new sound made landfall: Brazilian Jazz. This intimate, straight-time "bossa nova" sound quickly hit the airwaves and took hold on records and in live performances by everyone from Ella Fitzgerald to Dave Brubeck. RIO brings us a stylistically pure performance through the haunting voice of Julia Yates and the skilled hands of guitarist Tim Drackert.
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